American Machinist

Mix-and-match tooling.(Tooling & Workholding Systems)

Iscar's Passport is a single holder-bar that clamps a variety of solid-carbide shanks accommodating different inserts. The holder-bar accepts two different diameters, one on each end, as well as both left and right-hand shanks. The system lets users adjust shank extensions for maximum rigidity. Passport tackles boring, grooving, profiling, back turning, threading, and undercutting operations.

Another of Iscar's versatile tooling lines is called Heliball. …

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